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Another level

Rachel Hiscox, Managing Director at FM Training and Qualifications provider Quadrilect offers advice for FMs on skilling up for the challenges facing facilities management in 2019 Change has always been recognised as a key challenge for the FM community, but ...

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Office jungle  

Biophilic design is all about reconnecting human beings with nature. So why not get creative with your office planting and enjoy a walk on the wild side? says Kirsty Jones of Plant Designs There’s a growing body of research suggesting ...

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Lost in translation

For FM service providers with large dispersed workforces, staying in contact can be a problem. FM communications specialist Cathy Hayward finds out how different vendors keep in touch with their people The FM sector employs roughly 10 per cent of ...

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Source of strife

Outsourcing has had somewhat of a bad press this year. Here Valerie Bonnin, Director at Incendium Consulting explains why she thinks it still works and how to avoid its pitfalls The demise of big firms such as Carillion has left ...

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Creative expression

The company behind Tommee Tippee wanted its new HQ building to support growth and agile working, wow its staff and celebrate the ‘rollercoaster ride’ of bringing up baby Mayborn Group, the global company behind parenting super-brand Tommee Tippee, recently invested ...

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FM at Christmas

For the majority of the UK, the Christmas holidays are a welcome break offering much of the UK time to rest and prepare for the new year ahead. Among the nation’s population, however, is a group within vital services that continue to ...

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Exploring biggest maintenance challenges in supply chain management

Supply chain management (SCM) is a very fast-paced endeavour that is constantly faced with challenges that can hinder quick and efficient shipping of products. These issues can occur during any stage of the supply chain cycle: from Planning, to Sourcing, ...

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The lure of big data and the importance of people

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you’ve read anything on technology trends for the FM sector recently, then you will no doubt have come across a plethora of content expounding on the need for the ...

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FM sector: helping to reduce global emissions

Responding to the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on global warming, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has remarked that as buildings account for approximately 30 per cent of carbon emissions, the built environment will be a “vital ...

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The right path

Andrew Hulbert Founding Director of facilities services provider, Pareto FM hails the rise and rise of defined FM Training Pathways “What changes have you experienced in the Facilities Management (FM) sector in the last 10 years and what do you ...

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